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Mark Brunk and Tim Rinehart were on a routine patrol in Arizona’s Happy Camp Canyon when a man in a pickup roared past their Bureau of Land Management trucks, leaning out his window and angrily flipping them off. The law enforcement rangers pulled over and got out their binoculars to watch him. The man stopped as well, climbed out of his...
Oak trees can be found all over the world, but they save their full display for the United States. More than 50 species of oak grow from coast to coast, and in a few unique places like Michigan, still form the basis for a rare and valuable ecosystem known as oak savannas. For wildlife as well as people, oaks are valuable trees. They offer food and...
Pellet shipments from the US and Canada to Europe have gone in opposite directions in 2014, with the shipments from the US South being up ten percent from the 4Q/13 to the 2Q/14, and Canadian volumes declining 25% during the same period, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The new expanding markets for pellet producers in Western...

Guest Columns

As a National Coalition Steering Committee Member for the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Program, I...
Congressional incumbents and challengers are now in vigorous campaign mode for what is shaping up to be a very...
First, let’s address something I am asked quite frequently about “felling” trees. On several...
The forthcoming mid-term Election on November 4 is looking like a key opportunity to influence policies important to...
The nine-month revenue extender that Congress passed on August 1 to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until May 2015...

Industry News

Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX: CYT) ("Catalyst" or the "Company") has announced that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") with NewPage...
Submitted by Neil Ward, FRA There were indications this summer that the federal Department of Transportation would shortly release a preliminary “technical” report of its Congressionally...
The forest products industry and Unifor are pledging to work together towards a prosperous forest products industry that both creates and maintains jobs and economic prosperity while ensuring...
The forest products industry and Unifor are pledging to work together towards a prosperous forest products industry that both creates and maintains jobs and economic prosperity while ensuring...
By Claire MarshallBBC environment correspondent Injecting trees with a concentrated form of garlic might help save trees in the UK from deadly diseases. Operating under an experimental government...
AHEC Trade Alert! There has been considerable confusion surrounding several changes to the EU phytosanitary regulations that will be introduced from October 1, 2014. These changes are set out in...

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Forest Photos

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Two clearcuts are visible in this western Oregon photograph – a very recent harvest unit in the background and a replanted unit in the foreground. It is bordered by a mature stand of Douglas-fir that will be harvested in a few years. Rapid growth is visible on the tops of the seedlings in the foreground. Douglas-fir saplings can grow 3 to 4 feet a year.